US smartphone penetration up 10 percentage points in Q1

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Smartphone penetration in the US market jumped 10 percentage points from the first quarter 2013 to the first quarter 2014, from 45 percent of the market to 55 percent, according to a new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Verizon claims the largest share of US smartphone users with 33 percent, followed by AT&T with 30 percent and T-Mobile with 10 percent. Sales of smartphones as a percentage of overall US mobile phone sales saw a similar gain in share, accounting for 74 percent of overall sales in the first quarter, claiming 65 percent of overall sales. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: T-Mobile / Verizon
Countries: United States
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